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Apr 22, 2014
Supreme Court finds that Michigan voters had the right to bar public colleges from considering the use of race in admissions.

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February 18, 2014
Flagler admits that it altered test scores, grades and class ranks of new students, and a senior official resigns after he acknowledges making the changes.
February 11, 2014
College Board shows growth in Advanced Placement program, along with growth in those who don't do well on the exams and continued racial gaps.
February 10, 2014
New analysis questions the assumptions behind a theory about low-income students that has attracted considerable scholarly and White House interest.
February 10, 2014
Randolph College -- disregarding policies of museum groups -- sells masterpiece painting for $25.5 million.
January 27, 2014
Study finds long-term impact on college grades, even for those near top of their high school class, of attending disadvantaged institutions.
January 24, 2014
Jim Wolfston says that it should focus on basic information (which should be common to all colleges) and that colleges should then design applications that reflect their values and help students express themselves.  
January 17, 2014
Admissions leaders gather to consider how to promote broader definitions of worthiness and more diversity in their classes -- all while dealing with the pressures of money and rankings.
January 16, 2014
New study finds that "quality of life" rankings of colleges have an impact on the number of applicants and the enrollment of highly qualified students.
January 6, 2014
After years of decisions that increased diversity but didn't help it in the rankings, Syracuse University might start caring again.
December 30, 2013
For many competitive colleges, deadlines this week will result in surge of applications. Common App system is much improved from a rough fall, but some admissions offices aren't taking any chances.

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